Huge list of games using pumpkins – including games with mini pumpkins and activities with regular pumpkins for fall games or fun Halloween game ideas (that goes beyond pumpkin carving contests!). Fun activities with real pumpkins!
Ultimate List of Games Using Pumpkins
These games involving pumpkins are fun fall games for all ages (from pumpkin games preschool and up!) and great for Halloween parties, fall festivals, or other theme pumpkin games for parties!
Game Pumpkin Ideas
- Punkin Chunkin’
- Musical pumpkins
- Pumpkin Corn Hole
- Glow Pumpkin Bowling
- Pumpkin Jenga
- Pumpkin Tic-Tac-Toe
- Pumpkin Shoot
- Mini pumpkin checkers
- Fall Pumpkin Memory Game
- Pumpkin Mini Golf
- Pumpkin Spoon Race
- Hopscotch Pumpkins
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25 Fun Ideas For Games With Pumpkins And Games With Mini Pumpkins
You don’t just have to use these as Halloween games for a party! Pumpkin themes are great for the entire fall season activities — even Thanksgiving games for kids or pumpkin games for youth fall festivals!
Games To Play With Pumpkins
Pumpkin Bowling – Set up water bottles and use small pumpkins as bowling balls.
FUN GAME TIP: Doing the pumpkin bowling game for Halloween games? Color the water orange or purple with food coloring or put green glow sticks in them for pumpkin glow in the dark bowling!
Pumpkin Tic-Tac-Toe – Play the traditional game, but with mini pumpkins as game pieces.
Pumpkin Ring Toss – Get pumpkins with the stems still attached. Toss rings onto the stems of pumpkins to score points.
Pumpkin Memory Tray – Show participants a tray of pumpkin-themed items (including a mini pumpkin or two), then cover it, and have them recall as many items as possible.
Pumpkin Relay Race – Organize a relay race where teams carry pumpkins from one point to another and do funny obstacles along the way.
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Pumpkin Egg and Spoon Race – A Halloween twist on the classic egg and spoon race! Use small pumpkins (instead of eggs) on large cooking spoons.
Pumpkin Hide and Seek – Hide small pumpkins for a fall pumpkin hide-n-seek game.
Pumpkin Corn Hole – Use sturdy cornhole boards and play corn hole with mini pumpkins as your throws.
Pumpkin Patch Scavenger Hunt – Hide small pumpkins and other fall themed items. Give the kids a list of the scavenger hunt finds and send them on their way to find the items.
Pumpkin Obstacle Course – Use pumpkins to create different fun obstacle course designs.
Pumpkin Bean Bag Toss – Toss beanbags into the openings of hollowed out pumpkins (guts and pumpkin seeds removed).
Pumpkin Bingo – Play Bingo with mini pumpkins and a fall themed BINGO board.
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Pumpkin Basketball – Shoot mini pumpkins into a pumpkin-shaped basketball hoop or a small trash can with a basketball net over the top.
Pumpkin Knockdown – Stack pumpkins and try to knock them down with a ball or other objects.
Pumpkin Slingshot – This one only works if you have a large outdoor space. Grab a large sling shot like this and have a punkin chunkin’ contest and see who can slingshot small pumpkins the furthest. This is great for pumpkin games for teenagers!
Pumpkin Roll – Race to roll pumpkins across a finish line using witch’s brooms or sticks.
Pumpkin Toss – Replace water balloons with mini pumpkins for a seasonal twist on the classic game. Have kids try to toss pumpkins into different things. You can also grab a toss game like this to use with your mini pumpkins.
Pumpkin Hopscotch – Draw a pumpkin-themed hopscotch grid and play the game using a mini pumpkin as the rock to skip to.
Mini Pumpkin Checkers – Draw a large checker board on roll out craft paper and play checkers using mini pumpkins
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Pumpkin Target Shooting – Set up pumpkin targets for participants to shoot with Nerf guns.
Pumpkin Jenga – Use pumpkins of all sizes to create a pumpkin Jenga game where teams race to see who can stack the tallest pumpkin tower before it falls.
Pumpkin Relay Dash – Organize a relay race where participants dash while carrying pumpkins and handing them off at each interval.
Pumpkin Mini Golf – Set up a mini-golf course with pumpkin obstacles. You can also use hollowed out pumpkins on their sides to mini golf balls into.
Pumpkin Hot Potato – Pass a small pumpkin around the circle while music plays. Then, the child holding it when the music stops is out. It’s a fall pumpkin version of hot potato!
What party games with pumpkins did we leave off our list? Let us know your favorite pumpkins games and we’ll add it!
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Happy fall and happy game pumpkin day!